Evangelical Fellowship of Sierra Leone's Golden Jubilee and Change of Leadership

General November 18, 2008


Important Announcement from the Evangelical Fellowship of Sierra Leone

Another year has rolled by in the life of the Evangelical Fellowship of Sierra Leone with a successful holding of the Annual Convention, September 21-25, 2008 in the northern city of Makeni. Each convention over the years has been unique. The just concluded Annual Convention is no exception and it is exceptionally so. Firstly, it ushered us into the dawn of our Golden jubilee next year. What we want to do and how we want to mark the golden jubilee anniversary has been outlined as follows:

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Activities

Date

Place

1

Launching the 50th anniversary

(Musical)

Almanac, Stickers & anniversary song will also be launched

Friday 28th November 2008

Stadium Swimming Pool

2

Executive Dinner

Friday 27th March 2009

Bank Complex / Hotel Kabinda/Hotel Kimbima

3*

School of Evangelism

15th – 20th March 2009

Freetown

4

Outing

Saturday 25th April 2009

Maama Beach

5

Ground Breaking Ceremony of the Jubilee Centre

Monday 24th August 2009

Baoma

6

Musical Tour

No fixed date

Provinces

7*

Annual Convention (Climax of Anniversary

Nov 17-22, 2009

Miatta Conference Centre, Freetown

8

Set up Prayer Network using the sub committees

Now

Nationwide

*We want partners and friends of EFSL round the world to pencil these events on the calendar and to join us in our celebration. Please let us know if you would honour our invitation and particularly for any of these two events in March and November, 2009.

This year’s convention is also my last as General Secretary of EFSL. The Council endorsed the appointment of Rev. Jonathan Titus-Williams as the next General Secretary. Until his appointment as General Secretary designate, Rev. Williams served as the Director for Church Empowerment and Mobilisation, following the restructuring of the EFSL a year ago. Before then, he served as Coordinator for Evangelism and Church Ministries. Rev. Titus-Williams is an ordained minister of the Assemblies of God and has held various pastoral and administration positions, including lectureship, in the church and at the Evangel Bible College, since 1990. He is a graduate of the West African Advanced School of Theology in Lome, Togo. He holds a B. Th. (Hons.) and M.A. in Missiology (Hons.) The Rev. Titus-Williams is married to Marian with two children. Rev. Titus-Williams’ personal contacts are: 19F Newcastle Street, Kissy, Freetown (home) Email: jtwilliams813@yahoo.com, Mobile: 233- (0)33-740845/(0)76-413413.

I will step down as General Secretary at the end of the year. Rev. Titus-Williams assumes office as General Secretary early next year.